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When Should You Service Your Transfer Case?

You engage your four-wheel-drive (4WD) setting on your vehicle when you require a bit more traction to get moving. Two-wheel is moved to 4WD inside the transfer case as a result of the gears housed inside. You may need to shift the drive manually, or if you have a newer model vehicle, it does it for you automatically when it senses the terrain requires 4WD.

The general idea is that the gears work with the driveshafts of the front and rear axles to slow the wheels down and synchronize their speed, so they all rotate at the same rate. In…

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Upgrade Your Windshield Wiper Blades During the Winter

If you have ever driven in heavy snow, you know how hard it can be to see out of your windshield. Imagine if you didn't have windshield wipers. visibility would be reduced to almost nothing. Regular windshield wiper blades may not be enough to shove away heavy snow and ice.

Switch to winter windshield wiper blades when the snow starts to fall. These blades are very good at shoveling away snow because they are made of a stronger rubber. They are surrounded by a hard rubber shell that is very good at preventing the buildup of ice. These blades…

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Take Time to Learn the Cost of Owning a Vehicle

If you are looking to make a vehicle purchase, you have to make sure that you know what you will be required to pay to own that vehicle and keep it for yourself. You need to know what you will be paid beyond a car payment when it comes to that vehicle, and that’s where our team at Kia of Waldorf can come in handy for your budget.

It is important for you to realize that you will be paying for insurance to keep your car covered, and that insurance can be pricey. You may want to do an…

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What to do when your lease ends

Leasing is a great way to get a new car or truck for less. Since you are only paying for part of the vehicle, your monthly payments are lower. Of course, the one drawback to leasing is that your lease at some point comes to an end and you have to return that vehicle you've been driving. The good news is, you have options.

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Could the 2017 Kia Sportage be the Compact Crossover for You?

We here at Kia of Waldorf have to hand it to our esteemed South Korean automaker: it produced a straight-up stunner of an SUV with the recently reimagined 2017 Sportage.

And what makes us say that?

Pair up with Autotrader pundit Jabari Jones to find out; his appraisal of the Sportage is available in the clip below:

We have nothing but appreciation for the Sportage's entry-level engine, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder.

Standard on the LX and EX trims, the four-cylinder is rated at a respectable 181 horsepower and 175 pond-feet of torque. It syncs with a six-speed automatic transmission…

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Is the full-size sedan class calling your name? Well, if so, we here at Kia of Waldorf suggest you heed its cries -- and then redirect your attention to ours, the fully redesigned 2017 Cadenza.

How come?

We'll let Kelley Blue Book Managing Video Editor Micah Muzio tell it; his evaluation of the Cadenza is as follows:

Leading the charge for the Cadenza catalog is its excellently equipped entry-level model, the Premium.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 18-inch wheels, foglamps, heated mirrors, hands-free trunk opening, a rearview camera, dual-zone auto climate control, leather ...

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Rethinking Luxury with the Kia Cadenza

The mid-level Technology trim is a well-equipped luxury vehicle with features you would expect from a Technology trimmed vehicle. The vehicle comes with Voice-Command Navigation that has an eight-inch display powering UVO eServices with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Plus, a built in wireless smartphone charger and advanced safety features like Smart Blind-Spot Detection (SBSD).

Many of these features plus features exclusive to the Limited trim like quilted Nappa leather seat trimming and Head Up Display (HUD) were put to the luxury test.

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Find Comfort in the 2017 Kia Cadenza

Finding a comfortable sedan is quite the task with the amount of options available to you, but finding a comfortable sedan that is truly luxurious and that task becomes even harder. Luxury sedans are notoriously expensive and if you do not want to break the bank, but you want all of the luxury, Kia has your answer in the 2017 Kia Cadenza.

The 2017 Kia Cadenza is a unique blend of European and South Korean design language that makes it really stand out from the crowd. In the front the grill and headlights help to give this model a commanding…

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The 2017 Kia Sedona: Making Minivans Fun

The minivan is not the market it used to be, but Kia is aiming to bring back the minivan in a big way. Kia has done this by offering a modern and sleek looking minivan where many minivans used to sacrifice design for space. The new 2017 Kia Sedona integrates the comfort, convenience, and space of a minivan into a modern looking body.

On the outside this family hauler used powerful and robust body lines to give it a very beefy exterior. The front embodies this design wholeheartedly with big headlights and a large grill. The entire vehicle uses this…

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The Kia Optima, Christopher Walken, and... Socks?!

We're a few days out from the Super Bowl now, where the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will go head to head in epic battle. In the fourth quarter of that game, Kia will be airing an ad for their all-new 2016 Optima, called "Walken Closet." Yes, it features Christopher Walken. Yes, they just posted it on the Internet.

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